DANIEL HOUGHTON / THE SEATTLE TIMES
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Hard times for tourist towns means good deals for travelers
Langley, Wash. shop owner Fred Lundhal, in yellow shirt, has had some success selling $80 sheepskin hats from Turkmenistan to skiers and snowboarders last winter.
"People still like to get away with their families. It's just at the end of the day, when it comes to discretionary income they might have once used to buy art, they're sticking in their pocket instead."